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Re: suggested wording concerning Host

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 1996 11:09:12 -0800
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9604021109.aa17550@paris.ics.uci.edu>
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/154
> I've noticed a cumbersome locution spreading through the HTTP/1.1
> draft that I would like to cut off.  Here's an example:
>     ... and the Host request header (present if the request-URI is not
>     an absoluteURI) ...

Argh, where did that come from?  The Host header is ALWAYS present in
HTTP/1.1.  It is never removed, not even when the full-URI is present.
It will not be removed until HTTP/2.0, which is a different specification.

 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056
Received on Tuesday, 2 April 1996 11:39:34 UTC

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